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    Name: 2020 Introduction to the Business of Engineering
    Date: October 8, 2020
    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    ACEC Georgia's Introduction to the Business of Engineering is designed to provide employees with 0-5 years of experience with a broad initial exposure to the critical components of the "business side" of a consulting engineering firm. Participants will leave with an understanding of the importance of business development, client management, and other firm profitability factors that will make them far more valuable to their firms as they also continue to develop their technical abilities.  

    Program Schedule:

    8:00 am: Introduction
    Michael "Sully" Sullivan, President and CEO, ACEC Georgia
              
    8:10 am: Business Development is Everyone's Business: The Importance of Building Relationships with Clients and Potential Clients
    Panel: 9:00 am: Enhancing Your Professional Performance Through Effective Internal & External Communications
    Speaker: Katie Cash, Executive Vice President, Smartegies
     
    9:50 am: Break
     
    10:00 am: The Business of Engineering: Firm Finance, Profitability and Project Management
    Speaker: Joe Macrina, PE, Executive Vice President, CHA Consulting
     

    10:50 am: Steering Your Ship: Owning Your Own Professional Development
    Panel: 11:40 am: Keynote Speaker
    Speaker: Taylor Wright, PE, Vice President, Sector Manager of the Public and Private Business Unit, Atkins
     
    12:00 pm: Adjourn

    Participants will receive 4 professional development hours (PDHs) upon completion of the program. PDH certificates will be emailed within 2 business days after the event.
    Location:
    Zoom Meeting
    You will receive the Zoom login information in your confirmation email. We will also email the link to all registrants the day of the event.
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, October 8, 2020
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    Chandler Carter
    Fees/Admission:
    Investment:
    The Introduction to The Business of Engineering Program is a great investment in Georgia's next generation of engineering professionals and distinguishes your firm as an industry leader. The cost of participation is $75 for the first attendee and $60 for all subsequent attendee(s) from the same firm.

    ACEC Georgia memberships are company memberships and all employees of our member firms are eligible for our membership benefits and pricing. To view our list of member firms, please click here.

    If you do not already have a member login setup for our website and would like to request one, please click here.

    Non-members may also register for this program for $150 for the first attendee and $135 for all subsequent attendee(s) from the same company.
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